Disability Resources

Resource centers
DisabilityResources.org - includes resources links by State Minnesota, North Dakota 
Disability.gov US federal government information for people with disabilities
ASEC Area Special Education Cooperative in Northwest Minnesota
Education, Minnesota Department of Education:
Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library
Education, North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
includes links to Vision Services and School for the Deaf
Human Services, Minnesota department of:
includes Autism and Services for people with disabilities

Human Services, North Dakota department of: includes Autism and Services for people with disabilities
National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped includes link to Search the Catalog and BARD 

Resources
Americans with Disabilities Act - rights for people with disabilities - U.S. Dept. of Justice
Autism Speaks
- resources for families and teachers
Closing the Gap - trade journal on adaptive technology for disabilities
College Resources for Students with Disabilities guidebook - Affordable Colleges Online to help students transition to higher education
NTN - Narrative Television Network
Pacer Center - Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights - Minnesota
Signing Savvy - video clips of some sign language vocabulary

Computer Accessibility
Cheat sheets one-page accessibility resources to assist in creating accessible content. - National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE)
Making your Website accessible ACRL Tech Connect
The Trace Center research, development, and resource center
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
including Policies relating to Web accessibility

Product & Company links
Freedom Scientific - Blind and low vision products
MaxiAIDS.com - Catalog of products for vision, hearing, mobility and more
NVDA
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free and open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system. This software can enable blind or vision impaired people to access computers running Windows for no more cost than a sighted person.
The Store products sold by the National Federation for the Blind 


Maintained by Theresa Borchert.  Last update 04-26-16
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Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Concordia College, Moorhead,Minnesota